BOMA achieved a major victory in the battle against “drive-by” lawsuits. H.R. 620, the “ADA Education and Reform Act” of 2017, sponsored by Reps. Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 225-192 with bipartisan support. This issue has been a top legislative priority for BOMA International for several years.
At the end of January, I attended my first BOMA International National Issues Conference in Washington DC. BOMA OEB President Warren Mead and Government Affairs Chair Manny Moreno also attended this three day event. This event is held in our nation's capital every two years, the first two days include briefings and speakers on legislative affairs. The event culminates with a day of congressional visits. This year more than 200 visits with US Representatives and Senators were held.
Looking forward to the upcoming BOMA Bay Area Awards Gala on Thursday, February 15th in San Francisco! Join us as we find out which of our Bay Area members will take home the local TOBY win. The 2017 local entrants from BOMA San Francisco are 55 Second Street ...